Daily Archives: March 18, 2023

2023-03-18: News Headlines

Angela (2023-03-18). Saturday 3/18: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Stitching Palestine" indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Editor (2023-03-18). The Roots of the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse (w/ Matt Stoller). scheerpost.com Briahna Joy Gray and Matt Stoller discuss the collapse of SVB, and anti-trust in relation to East Palestine and the prospective merger between Jet Blue and Spirit Airlines.

Labor Video Project (2023-03-18). Solidarity With East Palestine/Hunters Point & Nationalize The Railroads: Action in SF. indybay.org

Middle East Monitor (2023-03-18). Number of demolitions by Israel of Palestinian property doubles. juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor ) — Seventy-seven Palestinian-owned buildings have been destroyed since the extreme far-right government led by Benjamin Netanyahu took office, according to UN figures. The figure is nearly double the number of demolitions imposed by Israel during the same period last year. Ministers such as Itamar Ben-Gvir and Bezalel Smotrich publicly advocate …

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-03-18). Tropas israelíes asesinan a cuatro palestinos en Jenin. telesurtv.net Según medios locales, una fuerza israelí encubierta se internó en la ciudad a bordo de dos vehículos civiles.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-18). Fuerzas de Israel asesinan a joven palestino en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Los soldados, ante su estado crítico, negaron el acceso de ambulancias y personal médico palestino.

WSWS (2023-03-18). Norfolk Southern alleges defective railcars may have contributed to recent derailment. wsws.org The railcars in question are manufactured by National Steel Car (NSC), a company located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Norfolk Southern's aim with the press release is to imply that these alleged defects could be the reason for the massive derailment in East Palestine.

Ali Abunimah (2023-03-17). French court throws out Israel-instigated ban on Palestine event. electronicintifada.net Ruling is a blow to French government's effort to silence Salah Hammouri.

Jake Johnson (2023-03-17). Two Trains Derail in Arizona and Washington as Congress Sits on Safety Bill. truthout.org Two trains operated by BNSF derailed in Washington state and Arizona on Thursday as the rail industry and its Republican allies in Congress fight bipartisan safety legislation introduced in the wake of the toxic crash in East Palestine, Ohio. The Associated Press reported that the Washington derailment spilled 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel on tribal lands along Padilla Bay. |

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-03-17). Gaza Reacts To Israeli West Bank Onslaught and Palestinian Authority Complicity. orinocotribune.com

Peoples Dispatch (2023-03-17). Israeli occupation forces kill four Palestinians, including one minor, in Jenin. peoplesdispatch.org On Thursday, a number of undercover agents of the Israeli occupation forces stormed Jenin city center, killing four Palestinians and injuring at least 20 others. In the first 75 days of the current year, Israeli occupation forces have killed at least 88 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied territories…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-03-17). The Israeli Protest Movement against Netanyahu. Does It Include the Rights of Palestinians? globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-03-17). Headlines for March 17, 2023. democracynow.org Yellen Declares, "Our Banking System Is Sound," as Wall Street Props Up First Republic Bank, Iran Agrees to Stop Arming Yemen's Houthis in Pact with Saudi Arabia, Poland and Slovakia Will Send Fighter Jets to Ukraine, U.N. Inquiry on Ukraine Finds Wide Evidence of Russian War Crimes, China Urges Diplomatic End to War in Ukraine as Xi Jinping Plans Trip to Kremlin, Biden Approves Sale of 220 Tomahawk Cruise Missiles to Australia , White House Threatens to Ban TikTok Unless Chinese Owners Sell Stakes, Israeli Forces Kill 4 More Palestinians in Jenin Ahead of Security Talks in Egypt, Macron Pushes…

Staff (2023-03-17). Toulouse mobilization for the liberation of Palestinian martyrs' remains imprisoned by the occupation. samidoun.net On Friday, 17 March, the Collectif Palestine Vaincra — a member organization of the Samidoun Network — organized a Palestine Stand at the Bagatelle metro station in Toulouse, France. The Stand came as part of the week of mobilization organized as part of the International Campaign to Liberate the Remains of Palestinian Martyrs detained in …

Tyler Torrez (2023-03-17). How Denmark is Financing the Israeli Occupation. indybay.org The Danes are turning their backs on human rights. In 2015, they refused to buy Elbit System's Israeli guns, because the manufacturer continues to supply almost all of the IDF's equipment, which is used against the Palestinians, military or not, with the resultant widely reported collateral damage. Now, the government is negotiating the purchase of the ATMOS howitzer without a second thought, and seems to have the approval of the very people who were opposed to it in 2015!

Jessica Buxbaum (2023-03-17). Jerusalem's Christians Attribute Rise in Violence to Israel's New Government. towardfreedom.org Violence against Christians isn't a new phenomenon in Jerusalem. But since Israel's most far-right government in its history has taken over, the problem has significantly swelled. Jessica Buxbaum reports from East Jerusalem.

Michael F. Brown (2023-03-17). Fascism grips Israel yet US clings to two-state fantasy. electronicintifada.net New York keeps investment in Israel Bonds as a State Department spokesperson confirms an Israeli settler attacked a US citizen.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-03-17). Israelíes protestan contra la reforma judicial del Gobierno. telesurtv.net Las protestas de esta jornada se llevan a cabo en el denominado "Día de Resistencia a la Dictadura".

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